Switzerland – A feast for the eyes – Dec ’16

Geneva – Interlaken (via Bern) – Montreux – Zurich Before I share my time in Switzerland, there is one thing I hope travellers would do it right. The country itself is not called “Swiss”. It is Switzerland in English, Schweiz in German, la Suisse in French and Svizzera in Italian… The people of the country,…

France (Part 4 – Lyon) – Dec ’16

Lyon was more like the rest stop for our journey from Paris (France) to Geneva (Switzerland). Though the 3rd largest city in France, Lyon preserves a unique culture and lifestyle. We bought a day transport ticket for EUR 5.50 to hop on hop off tram, metro and bus to different places. We reached too early…

France (Part 3 – Paris, The burstling neighbourhood) – Dec ’16

We started our day by exploring Paris’ Latin Quarter. This neighbourhood is intellectual, arty and has been the heart of Parisian café culture since the 1920’s. It’s nice to simply wander around this area and casually visit some open-air markets and cafes. Some notable sights in the Latin Quarter are La Sorbonne (France’s most famous…

France (Part 2 – Paris, Romance is in the air) – Dec ’16

Day 2 – Eiffel tower, Notre Dame and museums After a great long day in Disneyland, we planned to visit Eiffel tower and the likes for our 2nd day. I researched beforehand and noticed that the best place to have an undisrupted view of Eiffel tower (no money spent) is from Pont de Bir Hakeim…

France (Part 1 – Paris, Magical day at Disneyland) – Dec’16

Day 1 – Let the magic begin The very first day in Paris started with Disneyland. From city center (line A RER), we took the direct railway to Chessy station which brought us directly to the infamous theme park. The park is really very detailed, each and everything matches the fairytale concept and even though…